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Marmalade Fly

Episyrphus balteatus

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Spotted this Marmalade Fly having fun hovering around my Passion Flower.

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3 Comments

CindyBinghamKeiser
CindyBinghamKeiser 9 years ago

Thank you for joining Flies! and adding your lovely hoverfly :)

p.young713
p.young713 9 years ago

Pretty Photo! Your question on the name, I looked up and could not find the answer but Im guessing, Maybe because of the color or the fly got into the Marmalade?

Andy Mortlock
Andy Mortlock 9 years ago

anyone know why it's called a Marmalade Fly?

Andy Mortlock
Spotted by
Andy Mortlock

Harlow District (Essex), England, United Kingdom

Spotted on Aug 9, 2011
Submitted on Aug 9, 2011

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